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Decentralised Socialfi platform Boom Live on App store unveiling 2 NFT airdrops

Decentralised Socialfi platform Boom Live on App store unveiling 2 NFT airdrops

Decentralized socialfi platform Boom has announced the launch of its application on the App Store and Google Play in addition to the Android version. For most Cryptocurrency projects, having to launch a mobile app is a huge accomplishment as it will attract a large number of users into the application, bringing the benefit of the …

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Strike App Won’t Support Bitcoin in Argentina

Strike App Won’t Support Bitcoin in Argentina

One Argentinian user, Nicolás, told CoinDesk the app can receive bitcoin payments but immediately converts the cryptocurrency to USDT. He said the Strike wallet only holds USDT. Another Strike user in Argentina, Adam, tweeted that the app was “a disappointment,” describing the app as a custodial wallet that works only with tether under Ethereum’s ERC-20 …

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Fintech unicorn Nubank expects twin public listings next month, invites app users to become partners

Fintech unicorn Nubank expects twin public listings next month, invites app users to become partners

Nubank has revealed expected dates for when it will go public in the U.S. and Brazil as part of its upcoming initial public offering (IPO). In a Portuguese-language blog post, Nubank said it estimates Dec. 9 and 10 as the dates when its parent Nu Holdings will list on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) …

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Argentine exchange Buenbit now offering crypto trading app in Peru

Argentine exchange Buenbit now offering crypto trading app in Peru

Argentinean crypto exchange Buenbit made its consumer-focused crypto trading app available in Peru this week, aiming to give residents of that country more alternatives to save and invest in light of increased inflation in recent months. “Over the long term, the intention is to establish ourselves as a successful fintech in the same way as …

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Robinhood Testing Crypto-Wallet Feature in App: Report — CoinDesk

Robinhood Testing Crypto-Wallet Feature in App: Report — CoinDesk

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Social Token App Fyooz Offers Chance to Play Beer Pong With Rap Artist Post Malone

Social Token App Fyooz Offers Chance to Play Beer Pong With Rap Artist Post Malone

Rapper Post Malone and his manager Dre London have teamed up with social money platform Fyooz to launch a celebrity beer pong league using non-fungible tokens (NFTs). According to the announcement, the Celebrity World Pong League NFT will bring recipients the chance to play beer pong against the rapper. Beer pong is a drinking game …

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Apple Suspends Parler From App Store, Amazon Kicks It Off Web Hosting Service

Apple Suspends Parler From App Store, Amazon Kicks It Off Web Hosting Service

Apple has suspended Parler, a conservative social media service, from its App Store, saying the app’s owner hasn’t done enough to deal with threats of violence on the platform. Meanwhile, Amazon dealt the service a potential death blow by kicking it off its web hosting service, citing the same reason, BuzzFeed News reported. UPDATE (Jan. …

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Square says Cash App generated $875 million in bitcoin revenue during Q2, posting $17 million in gross profit

Square says Cash App generated $875 million in bitcoin revenue during Q2, posting $17 million in gross profit

Square said Tuesday that it made $875 million in bitcoin revenue via its Cash App service during the second quarter of 2020.  The release — which came a day early stemming from what Square called an “early external access of the company’s quarterly financials” — also notes that Cash App generated $17 million in bitcoin …

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How Apple's COVID Policy Limited a Public Health App in Taiwan

How Apple’s COVID Policy Limited a Public Health App in Taiwan

The Taiwanese startup Bitmark, which participated in a government-sponsored hackathon in May, was unable to promote its blockchain solution due to Apple’s pandemic moderation policy.  “We were trying to essentially build a weather forecast but for public health,” said Bitmark CEO Sean Moss-Pultz. “It allowed people to volunteer their symptoms and what they are trying …

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